Thursday, April 20, 2023

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slip Amid Mixed Earnings, Economic Data: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil heads for weekly loss on economic uncertainty

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Business Activity Unexpectedly Jumps, Risking More Inflation

[Reuters] US business activity rises to 11-month high in April - S&P Global survey

[Reuters] Fed emergency lending rises slightly in latest week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Officials Back Another Hike While Watching Banking Fallout

[Reuters] Fed works on loophole that masked losses on SVB's securities, Wall Street Journal reports

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Day Traders Lose $358,000 Per Day Gambling on Zero-Day Options

[Reuters] G7 nations considering near-total ban on exports to Russia - Kyodo

[Reuters] Japan's broadening inflationary pressures test BOJ's dovish stance

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ueda Faces BOJ Bets That Won’t Go Away at Debut Decision

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Central Bank Hints It Will Dial Back Pandemic Stimulus

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Latest Credit Scare Sends Wanda Dollar Debt Tumbling

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Euro-Area Economic Upswing Intensifies on Resurgent Services

[Reuters] Russia's Sberbank has tapped yuan liquidity via central-bank swaps, CEO says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Billion-Dollar Hedge Fund Startups Rise to Pre-Pandemic Levels

[Reuters] China's foreign minister: Both sides of the Taiwan Strait belong to China

[Reuters] Chile plans to nationalize its vast lithium industry

[AP] UN’s weather agency: 2022 was nasty, deadly, costly and hot

[NYT] The Fabulous Yields, and Lurking Risks, of Money Market Funds

[WSJ] Fed Rethinks Loophole That Masked Losses on SVB’s Securities

[FT] China building cyber weapons to hijack enemy satellites, says US leak

[FT] China’s foreign minister warns against interference in Taiwan

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St slides after gloomy earnings led by Tesla

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Wipes Out Most of OPEC-Driven Gain in Technical Correction

[Reuters] Explainer: Looming US debt ceiling fight is starting to worry investors

[Reuters] US labor market cooling; leading indicator flashes recession

[Reuters] US House Republicans squirm over Speaker McCarthy's debt ceiling proposal

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Mester Says FOMC to Assess Loan Tightening at May Meeting

[Reuters] Yellen raps China for serving as 'roadblock' in debt restructuring process

[Reuters] Russia´s Lavrov in Havana on Latin America drive to shore up support

[WSJ] Home Prices in March Posted Biggest Annual Decline in 11 Years

[FT] US regional banks’ stability comes at a price after SVB’s collapse

[FT] Tett: Wake up to the dangers of digital bank runs

[FT] Eye-popping executive pay rewards luck, not managerial wizardry